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Dr. Richard M Christopher Md

4318 5Th Ave
Marianna FL 32446
850 265-5300
Medical School: University Of South Alabama College Of Medicine - 1984
Accepts Medicare: Yes
Participates In eRX: No
Participates In PQRS: Yes
Participates In EHR: Yes
License #: FLME0050659
NPI: 1093703704
Taxonomy Codes:
207R00000X

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Conditions

Dr. Richard M Christopher is associated with these group practices

Procedure Pricing

HCPCS Code Description Average Price Average Price
Allowed By Medicare
HCPCS Code:99291 Description:Critical care first hour Average Price:$470.20 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$221.88
HCPCS Code:43239 Description:Upper gi endoscopy biopsy Average Price:$348.18 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$152.84
HCPCS Code:99223 Description:Initial hospital care Average Price:$333.91 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$199.10
HCPCS Code:99220 Description:Initial observation care Average Price:$263.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$180.98
HCPCS Code:93306 Description:Tte w/doppler complete Average Price:$119.29 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$64.81
HCPCS Code:99233 Description:Subsequent hospital care Average Price:$151.14 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$101.44
HCPCS Code:99239 Description:Hospital discharge day Average Price:$152.48 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$104.09
HCPCS Code:93227 Description:Ecg monit/reprt up to 48 hrs Average Price:$67.03 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$26.15
HCPCS Code:G0180 Description:MD certification HHA patient Average Price:$89.70 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$52.60
HCPCS Code:99217 Description:Observation care discharge Average Price:$103.72 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$70.86
HCPCS Code:99232 Description:Subsequent hospital care Average Price:$101.51 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$70.65
HCPCS Code:G0179 Description:MD recertification HHA PT Average Price:$70.79 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$40.63
HCPCS Code:99214 Description:Office/outpatient visit est Average Price:$129.64 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$104.45
HCPCS Code:99225 Description:Subsequent observation care Average Price:$90.83 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$68.09
HCPCS Code:93016 Description:Cardiovascular stress test Average Price:$43.95 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$22.11
HCPCS Code:93000 Description:Electrocardiogram complete Average Price:$37.50 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$19.03
HCPCS Code:93018 Description:Cardiovascular stress test Average Price:$32.44 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$15.02
HCPCS Code:Q2038 Description:Fluzone vacc, 3 yrs & >, im Average Price:$29.14 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$12.05
HCPCS Code:99213 Description:Office/outpatient visit est Average Price:$86.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$70.65
HCPCS Code:93010 Description:Electrocardiogram report Average Price:$19.80 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$8.62
HCPCS Code:81002 Description:Urinalysis nonauto w/o scope Average Price:$8.11 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$3.62

HCPCS Code Definitions

43239
Esophagogastroduodenoscopy, flexible, transoral; with biopsy, single or multiple
93000
Electrocardiogram, routine ECG with at least 12 leads; with interpretation and report
93010
Electrocardiogram, routine ECG with at least 12 leads; interpretation and report only
93016
Cardiovascular stress test using maximal or submaximal treadmill or bicycle exercise, continuous electrocardiographic monitoring, and/or pharmacological stress; supervision only, without interpretation and report
93018
Cardiovascular stress test using maximal or submaximal treadmill or bicycle exercise, continuous electrocardiographic monitoring, and/or pharmacological stress; interpretation and report only
93227
External electrocardiographic recording up to 48 hours by continuous rhythm recording and storage; review and interpretation by a physician or other qualified health care professional
93306
Echocardiography, transthoracic, real-time with image documentation (2D), includes M-mode recording, when performed, complete, with spectral Doppler echocardiography, and with color flow Doppler echocardiography
99213
Office or other outpatient visit for the evaluation and management of an established patient, which requires at least 2 of these 3 key components: An expanded problem focused history; An expanded problem focused examination; Medical decision making of low complexity. Counseling and coordination of care with other physicians, other qualified health care professionals, or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually, the presenting problem(s) are of low to moderate severity. Typically, 15 minutes are spent face-to-face with the patient and/or family.
99214
Office or other outpatient visit for the evaluation and management of an established patient, which requires at least 2 of these 3 key components: A detailed history; A detailed examination; Medical decision making of moderate complexity. Counseling and/or coordination of care with other physicians, other qualified health care professionals, or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually, the presenting problem(s) are of moderate to high severity. Typically, 25 minutes are spent face-to-face with the patient and/or family.
99217
Observation care discharge day management (This code is to be utilized to report all services provided to a patient on discharge from "observation status" if the discharge is on other than the initial date of "observation status." To report services to a patient designated as "observation status" or "inpatient status" and discharged on the same date, use the codes for Observation or Inpatient Care Services [including Admission and Discharge Services, 99234-99236 as appropriate.])
99220
Initial observation care, per day, for the evaluation and management of a patient, which requires these 3 key components: A comprehensive history; A comprehensive examination; and Medical decision making of high complexity. Counseling and/or coordination of care with other physicians, other qualified health care professionals, or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually, the problem(s) requiring admission to "observation status" are of high severity. Typically, 70 minutes are spent at the bedside and on the patient's hospital floor or unit.
99223
Initial hospital care, per day, for the evaluation and management of a patient, which requires these 3 key components: A comprehensive history; A comprehensive examination; and Medical decision making of high complexity. Counseling and/or coordination of care with other physicians, other qualified health care professionals, or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually, the problem(s) requiring admission are of high severity. Typically, 70 minutes are spent at the bedside and on the patient's hospital floor or unit.
99225
Subsequent observation care, per day, for the evaluation and management of a patient, which requires at least 2 of these 3 key components: An expanded problem focused interval history; An expanded problem focused examination; Medical decision making of moderate complexity. Counseling and/or coordination of care with other physicians, other qualified health care professionals, or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually, the patient is responding inadequately to therapy or has developed a minor complication. Typically, 25 minutes are spent at the bedside and on the patient's hospital floor or unit.
99232
Subsequent hospital care, per day, for the evaluation and management of a patient, which requires at least 2 of these 3 key components: An expanded problem focused interval history; An expanded problem focused examination; Medical decision making of moderate complexity. Counseling and/or coordination of care with other physicians, other qualified health care professionals, or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually, the patient is responding inadequately to therapy or has developed a minor complication. Typically, 25 minutes are spent at the bedside and on the patient's hospital floor or unit.
99233
Subsequent hospital care, per day, for the evaluation and management of a patient, which requires at least 2 of these 3 key components: A detailed interval history; A detailed examination; Medical decision making of high complexity. Counseling and/or coordination of care with other physicians, other qualified health care professionals, or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually, the patient is unstable or has developed a significant complication or a significant new problem. Typically, 35 minutes are spent at the bedside and on the patient's hospital floor or unit.
99239
Hospital discharge day management; more than 30 minutes
99291
Critical care, evaluation and management of the critically ill or critically injured patient; first 30-74 minutes
G0179
Physician re-certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial implementation of the plan of care that meets patient's needs, per re-certification period
G0180
Physician certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial implementation of the plan of care that meets patient's needs, per certification period
Q2038
Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered to individuals 3 years of age and older, for intramuscular use (fluzone)

Medical Malpractice Cases

None Found

Medical Board Sanctions

None Found

Referrals

NPI
Doctor Name
Specialty
Count
1528056223
Internal Medicine
29,766
1073516274
Pulmonary Disease
18,631
1083660062
Diagnostic Radiology
13,784
1093700320
Diagnostic Radiology
10,660
1780752881
Radiation Oncology
1,681
1275639254
General Surgery
1,662
1326027491
Cardiovascular Disease (Cardiology)
1,408
1235132762
Urology
1,278
1336153055
Ophthalmology
1,213
1518999564
Radiation Oncology
1,019
*These referrals represent the top 10 that Dr. Christopher has made to other doctors

Publications

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